The Lord’s Prayer

One of the most often recited parts of the Bible is the Lord’s Prayer. But didn’t Jesus tell us not to make prayer a rote exercise? Maybe He had something else in mind. In this new series, The Lord’s Prayer, we take an expanded look at what Jesus was teaching Christians about prayer.

2024-01-20T09:17:50-07:00

Acting Like a Child

Jesus said all Christians need to have the attitude of a child. Why did he say that? In our world, when we tell an adult they are acting like a child, it’s not meant to be a good thing. So this dichotomy runs us smack into one of the great spiritual paradoxes. Understand more about it in Acting Like a Child.

2024-01-12T13:51:05-07:00

The Day of Visitation

Looking up the term "Day of Visitation," most of the links go to the narrower prophetic meaning. We took a different approach. If "God comes" is the literal meaning of the term, then it also applies to God's work in our individual lives.

2023-11-04T12:24:05-06:00

Up With the Times

In the Bible, we are told that the Church is to follow the original faith presented to it by Jesus Christ. It never needs updating. The original doctrines are eternal. But does that mean that the Church is never to adapt to societal shifts? Explore this topic with us in Up with the Times. Think ahead rather than behind.

2023-10-19T11:41:58-06:00

Fear or Fear Not

God tells us over 360 times in the Bible, "Fear not." This command is usually related to fearing what others might do to us. God, however, tells us there is never any reason for this kind of fear. Explore the issue further in Fear or Fear Not.

2023-10-06T11:09:28-06:00

Bare Minimums

As everyone knows, people are busier than ever, on a whole. This puts pressure on us to do the bare minimum on tasks, trying to get more things done. There is one area of life where we can’t afford to do that.

2023-09-17T05:58:04-06:00

Managing Trials

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT Managing Trials The Bible includes numerous trials people have endured. God tells us trials are necessary for our spiritual development. This presentation, Managing Trials, offers some

2023-09-08T10:59:05-06:00

A New Christian Holiday – Atonement

This presentation, the Days of Awe, explains the meaning, not only of the Day of Atonement in God’s salvation plan, but also the 10 day gap between the Feast of Trumpets and the Day of Atonement. These days have traditionally been called by the Jews, “The Days of Awe.”

2023-07-01T07:38:14-06:00

Recognizing Deception

God tells us that Satan is a deceiver. How does he do that? Can we spot his deceptions if we know what to look for in history and prophecy? How would that knowledge transfer to understanding his deceptions now? Learn more in Resisting Deception.

2023-06-16T07:34:32-06:00

Being a Christian Pilgrim

Christians have always known they were to be pilgrims, a community of believers moving through life, headed in a definite direction, with a specific destination the focus. But the picture of pilgrims also has another meaning—one that becomes increasingly vital as the United States has become post-Christian.

2023-06-01T07:11:58-06:00

Come and See

When Philip told Nathaniel about Jesus, Nathaniel expressed doubt, Philip’s response was, “Come and see.” What a potent invitation. It changed Nathaniel’s life forever. Do you know anyone who could use a life change? Learn more about it in this presentation. Come and see.

2023-05-01T06:43:52-06:00

Freedom in Christ—A Deeper Meaning

Paul uses the term, Freedom in Christ. When I finally left a corporate version of my church, I understood that term in a way that was new to me. That was quite a few years ago. Lately, that term has taken on a new and deeper meaning. I am offering it to you in this presentation.

2023-04-21T06:57:52-06:00

One at a Time

Jesus didn’t use programs to teach his disciples how to love. Instead, he loved them one-at-a-time. The congregation is our extended spiritual environment. Will we make it a loving place? This presentation offers some thoughts on how to accomplish that goal.

2023-04-07T10:14:42-06:00

Are You a Biblical Christian?

If asked, “What is the basis of Christianity” nearly every Christian would answer, “the Bible.” Unfortunately, over the last 2000 years, Christianity has changed so much from the religion Jesus brought, most Christians today no longer follow His original faith and practice. So…are you a biblical Christian? And, does it matter?